The Aeneid

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Robert Fagles's translations of both the Iliad and Odyssey have sold hundreds of thousands of copies and become the standard translations of our era. Now, his stunning modern verse translation of Virgil's Aeneid is poised to do the same. This ...Continua
Ha scritto il 04/03/13
Much better than the original Iliad and Oddisey
Read my review in Spanish here: http://bit.ly/161XNXOI did like this one much better than the original Greek poems. This is the roman version of the Iliad and the Oddisey. Virgil wisely took the best of the heroes, and added some qualities that they ...Continua
Ha scritto il 09/08/10
Virgil's The Aeneid is similar to Homer's Odyssey.
Ha scritto il 02/08/08
A very different book from what we usually read
I read it with minimum understanding of ancient Roman history and culture, 30 years after last having studied something similar in school. The first clear result is: yes you can read epics with your standard contemporary reader's mind and it does

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